Posted Mon May 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
Matt Damon will be stranded again on Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray in June.
In an early announcement to retailers, 20th Century Fox is preparing 'The Martian: Extended Edition' for Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray on June 7. The new cut will feature 10 minutes of additional footage.
During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring "the Martian" home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney's safe return.
Specs haven't been revealed yet, but supplements will include: Audio Commentary by Ridley Scott (Director), Drew Goddard (Writer, Exec Producer) and Andy Weir (Author of The Martian); Deleted Scenes; The Long Way Home: Making the Martian; Dare Mighty Things: NASA's Journey to Mars; and Journey to Mars 101 Q&A.
Suggested list price for the 2-Disc Blu-ray is $39.99. Suggested list price for the Ultra HD Blu-ray has not been announced yet.
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